Nature and Environment

More Bighorn Sheep Restored to Historical Ranges

Nov 19, 2018 Arizona Game and Fish continues to re-establish the species.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Nov 14, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

A Surprise Choice in the Central Arizona Project Board Election

Nov 12, 2018 Republican April Pinger did not have a campaign website or respond to any questions from the Arizona Republic.

Tucson, Marana Suing Makers of Chemicals Found in Well Water

Nov 9, 2018 They seek damages for dealing with compounds called PFCs, which don't have established regulatory limits.

Three Things to Know About Colorado River Plans in the Works

Nov 8, 2018 Climate change is growing the gap between the river’s supply, and the demands in the communities that rely on it.

Arizona Officials Euthanize 3 Bighorn Sheep to Stop Disease

Nov 1, 2018 Game and Fish says the bighorns in mountains near Yuma were in contact with escaped domestic sheep.

Impasse Over Who Loses Water, and How Much, Could Sink Arizona Drought Planning

Oct 31, 2018 A water dispute is playing out between Central Arizona cities, tribes and farms.

$4.5M to Support UA Center's Research on Climate Change

Oct 30, 2018 The Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is an initiative investigating climate change in the Southwest.

UA Joins Climate Change Coalition

Oct 29, 2018 The initiative aims to leverage the expertise of individual universities.

Court Changes Mind on Grand Canyon Mine Claim

Oct 29, 2018 Some say the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision may be too late.

Citizen-Science Project Looks to Test for Polluted Rainwater

Oct 29, 2018 The five-year program teaches residents how to measure what's in their harvested rainwater.

El Niño Could Bring Drought Relief to the Southwest

Oct 24, 2018 El Niño rainfall could relieve drought conditions in states like Arizona, but drought will persist elsewhere.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Oct 19, 2018 Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

UA, Microsoft Working to Make Data Centers Sustainable

Oct 18, 2018 The 'Cloud' uses as much power as 6,000,000 homes

CD3 Candidates See Separate Paths Forward on Immigration

Oct 17, 2018 One of 9 U.S. House districts that border Mexico, the topic looms large in Southwestern Arizona.

Colorado River Reservoirs Start Water Year At Lowest Point in 40 Years

Oct 16, 2018 The reservoirs haven't been at 47 percent capacity since they were filled.

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